Bible Reading: It’s Not For Everyone (and it’s ok)

“‘Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?’ Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’” Matthew 22:36-37  NIV It’s been almost 20 years since I gave my heart to Jesus. The day I did, I was a working girl. The […]

What I Learned in August

Do not be satisfied with God’s calling or His gifts in your life. Be satisfied with Jesus Christ Himself. -Brother Yun, The Heavenly Man Did you know the word August comes from the Latin word Augustus, meaning “consecrated” or set apart? It seems an unlikely word for a month stuck in the haze and laziness of […]

Those Flippin Voices in Our Heads! (Three ways to handle them)

“…be transformed by the renewing of your mind.”  Romans 12:2  NIV For as long as I can remember there have been two sets of silent voices. Yet, one side always seemed to win out. You’re not smart enough. You’re not able enough. You’re not good enough. And the appearance ones, too: You’re not thin enough. […]

Disneyland May Have The Answer to a Chaotic Life

  So, does your life feel like it spins out-of-control at times? I’m telling you, there are days my feet barely touch the floor in the morning and the spinning starts! You, too? Sometimes? Or, maybe you’re thinking, “Sometimes? heck, my life is on perpetual spin-cycle!” Endlessly. Viciously. Spinning and spinning. Round and round. Seemingly […]

Popcorn, Marriage and God

Have you all tried the Chicago Mix popcorn that Costco sells? O. M. G.!!! It’s a mix between cheddar cheese and caramel flavored popcorns—can it get any better? But after some wrangling between my husband and I, for our favorites in the bag, it finally dawned on me that this treat might be a great […]

Viagra vs Vocation

“Faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word of Christ.”    Romans 10:17   NIV         It caught me off guard the other day, but I wasn’t overly surprised.   It seems to be the norm now.   It was an ad I heard.   An ad […]


“But you, O Sovereign Lord, deal well with me for your name’s sake; out of the goodness of your love, deliver me.”   Psalm 109:21  NIV   I had a favorite sweatshirt.   Maybe you know the kind. The ones where you come home from work or church or anywhere else and you strip down to […]

Mirror Mirror On The Wall

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.”  2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV         It happened yesterday.   It happened today.   It’ll happen tomorrow.   I’m sorry, I have to confess, I am not being a good Christian about […]